The IT Value Quest: How to Capture the Business Value of IT-Based Infrastructure / Edition 1

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Addressing an area of critical importance The IT Value Quest:
* Focuses on capturing the business value of IT-basedinfrastructure
* Provides investment appraisal for IT investment
* Supplies business scorecard formation for costs, benefits andrisks
* Integrates financial and non-financial benefits management
* Combines 'hard' and 'soft' aspects of managerialdecision-making
* Leaves managers with clear guidelines on how to controlexpenditure and maximise their return on investment

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Meet the Author

Theo J.W. Renkema is working in the IT Strategy department of theRabobank and is employed as a Research Fellow in the Department ofTechnology Management of Eindhoven University of Technology, bothin the Netherlands. He previously worked with a large financialservices firm and was a management consultant in the Corporate ITdepartment of Philips Electronics. As well as gaining a "cum laude"Masters degree in Business Economics Theo Renkema has a PhD inIndustrial Engineering & Management Science. Dr Renkema hasauthored several books, numerous articles, and regularly lecturesin the areas of IT investment appraisal, business valueassessments, and benefits management.

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Table of Contents


IT-Based Infrastructure: Value for Money?

Refocusing the Search for IT Value.


Strategic Dimensions of IT-Based Infrastructure.

The Business Role of IT-Based Infrastructure.


Infrastructure Governance Through Investment Decisions.

Appraisal Methods for IT Investments.

Investment Decisions with the P4 Model.

The P4 Model in Practice.


Assessing Infrastructure Projects.

Assessing Infrastructure Synergy.


An Investment Methodology for IT-Based Infrastructure.

Managing IT-Based Infrastructure for Business Value.



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